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SPAN 611: Survey of Spanish Modern Literature

The CAARP Test and PAUSE Evaluating Resources Checklist

Use this set of criteria to help you evaluate the quality of the information you find, in print and online.

CAARP PAUSE
Currency Purpose
Accuracy Accuracy
Authority Up-to-Date
Relevance Suitable
Purpose Expertise

The handouts below provide a more detailed description of the criteria used for evaluating information sources, including websites.

Google, Google Scholar, Wikipedia

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